OLD HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR

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When someone says ‘Old Hollywood Glamour’ I think of bold red lipstick, winged eyeliner, big curly hair and lots of drama. It’s a classic look that never really goes out of style and it’s perfect for parties, red carpet events, weddings or just whenever you feel like being ultra glamorous – which for me is quite often. The other day I was shopping at Costco and the guy serving me asked, “So are you going out somewhere?” and I said, “No, I’m just going back home.” He seemed a bit surprised and I found that amusing. In today’s modern western world it feels as though one has to have a good reason to dress up or to look glamorous, as if it’s an indulgence or a sin to look nice. But really, does there have to be a reason? I simply enjoy the process of getting ‘glammed up’ because it’s a creative outlet and I get to enjoy all the nice things in my wardrobe and makeup kit. I find that if I keep waiting for a big event before I allow myself to get dressed up then I’ll rarely enjoy the things I own – what a waste! So I say, get dressed up and wear whatever you feel like just for the joy of it. Life’s too short, so introduce a bit of glamour into everyday.

I hardly wear lipgloss these days but when I created this makeup look my lipstick looked a bit flat, so I added some red KIKO lip gloss and – KABOOM – my look was complete. I’ve fallen in love with lipgloss all over again! I decided to stack 2 pairs of Ardell Demi Wispies eyelashes to get a more dramatic look and I kinda like it. Hmm,….I just might wear this makeup look on my next grocery shopping trip, LOL!

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Here’s a list of the products I used:

EYEBROWS

 Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Chocolate

L.A. Girl Cosmetics PRO Conceal HD Concealer, Toast 8 g

EYES

George Eyeshadow Primer

MAC Blush, Raizin (transition colour)

Sleek Make Up Face Form Contour and Bronzer Palette Dark 20g, a mix of bronzer & highlighter (main eyelid colour)

Cargo Cosmetics Vintage Escape Eyeshadow Palette, Chestnut & Black Crow (outer eyelid)

KIKO Milano Lasting Gel Eyeliner, Black

KIKO Milano Everlasting Kajal Pencil, 01 (lower water line)

Ardell Professional Demi Wispies Natural Multipack (4 Pairs of Lashes) (2 pairs, stacked)

Covergirl Lashblast The Super Sizer Mascara Waterproof – Very Black

FACE

Phillips’ Milk of Magnesia (under primer)

Becca Ever Matte Poreless Priming Perfector 40ml

L.A. Girl Pro Coneal Hd High Definiton Concealer 0.28 Oz #990 Orange, Colour Corrector

MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation, NW 55

MAC Pro longwear Concealer, NW45

Ben Nye Translucent Powder, Topaz (to set areas highlighted with concealer)

MAC Mineralize Skin Finish, Dark Deep

Ben Nye Luxury Powder, Dark Cocoa (face contour)

MAC Eyeshadow, Embark (cheek contour)

KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow, 235 (nose contour)

Sleek Make Up Face Form Contour and Bronzer Palette Dark 20g, Gold highlighter

KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow, 208 (blush)

Makeup Revolution London, Aqua Priming Base

NYX Makeup Setting Spray – Dewy Finish

LIPS

Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector – 01 Rose Shimmer

Rimmel Lasting Finish 1000 Kisses Lip Liner, Red Dynamite

MAC Lipstick, Russian Red

KIKO Unlimited Lipgloss, 14

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